Kochi News


Total lockdown puts west Kochi in distress; utter confusion over curbs

Sudden declaration of containment zones, sealed roads & bridges add to trouble

published : 04 Aug 2020

Pandemic keeps blood donors away

With the majority of hospitals resuming their regular operations, there is an increased demand for blood, compared to the lockdown days.

published : 04 Aug 2020

106 new cases in Ernakulam, wards 1 to 28 of Corporation shut

Though areas like Mattancherry and Kumbalangi registered more fresh cases, Chellanam cluster which was considered to be the epicentre of virus spread reported only three cases on Monday.

published : 04 Aug 2020

Febin rides the rap wave

Over the past decade, Febin Joseph aka Fejo has contributed much towards popularising Malayalam rap across the country.  

published : 04 Aug 2020

Webinar on ‘Post-Covid Sports World’ held 

A webinar based on ‘Post-Covid Sports World’ was conducted by the State Council for Educational Research and Training on Monday. 

published : 04 Aug 2020

A heartfelt take on an artist’s life

Kochi-based Budget Lab Productions has been a boon to many aspiring directors with its ‘Malayalam Short Film Production Contest’.

published : 04 Aug 2020

Kochi student en route to 101 online courses

The Covid-19 pandemic has brought in a new era of online education.

published : 04 Aug 2020

Krishna Iyer Movement seeks specialists in hospitals

Dr Sanil Kumar, a member of the organisation, said it was unfortunate the child could not be saved despite visiting three government hospitals.

published : 03 Aug 2020

128 new COVID-19 cases, one death in district; Fort Kochi remains a concern

Meanwhile, 62-year-old A K Basheer, who collapsed and died at his house in Fort Kochi on Saturday, was confirmed to have Covid-19 on the day.

published : 03 Aug 2020

Encroachments, concreting of canal beds blamed for Kochi’s waterlogging

Irrigation dept report refutes corp’s charges of lack of coordination in Op Breakthrough works.

published : 03 Aug 2020

PMO intervenes, tea and snacks get cheaper at Kochi airport

The development comes in the wake of a complaint from Shaji J Kodankandath, a Thrissur-based lawyer, who had to shell out Rs 100 for a cup of black tea.

published : 03 Aug 2020

Kerala toddler dies after swallowing coin, kin alleges medical negligence 

According to the parents, the doctors advised them to give fruits and rice to the child and the coin would go out naturally.

published : 02 Aug 2020

Intense rain as trigger factor for landslides

Located on the west facing slope of the Western Ghats, landslides are a norm for Kerala, affecting 13 of the state’s 14 districts.

published : 02 Aug 2020

55-year-old implanted with new heart leaves hospital

Ten days after undergoing a historic heart transplant at the Lisie Hospital in Ernakulam, all is well for Sunny Thomas.

published : 02 Aug 2020

Kochi Biennale set to commence on Dec 12

The event slated to begin on December 12 will completely adhere to Covid-19 norms.

published : 02 Aug 2020